Evaluation, Behavior Modification and Socialization of Cruelty Case Victims while in Protective Custody

Evaluation, Behavior Modification and Socialization of Cruelty Case Victims while in Protective Custody Guest CAAB Chatter: Pamela Reid, Ph.D., CAAB, Vice-President, Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team, ASPCA   What becomes of dogs taken from cruel circumstances?  Can they ever be re-homed?  What can be done for them to make re-homing more likely? Are there ways to determine…

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Practicalities and Protocols for Safe Relationships Between Dogs & Kids

Practicalities and Protocols for Safe Relationships Between Dogs & Kids Guest CAAB Chatters: Crista Coppola, Ph.D., CAAB and Megan Maxwell, Ph.D., CAAB CAABs and other pet professionals shudder at videos of kids interacting with dogs in ways most people think are harmless, cute, or endearing.  Research shows in fact that most parents – of kids…

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Horse Behavior and Training

Horse Training and Behavior – Past, Present and Future Guest CAAB Chatters: Robin Foster, Ph.D., CAAB and Sharon Madere THE PAST:  Horse training has a long and global history with techniques that have evolved over millennia.  For most of that history, man’s relationship with the horse has been primarily utilitarian for the purposes of transportation,…

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